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The UN has issued a startling report on likely consequences of climate change, unless world populations change course dramatically. 110 separate governments agreed on the findings line by line, which predict that, among other consequences, crop yields will be affected, civil wars will likely break out as poverty and food scarcity become more commonplace, and
economic growth will be stunted.
Western cities like Las Vegas are already seeing the drastic results of drought. Is it too late to change? What adaptive measures can be taken in a worst case scenario?
William James Smith, UNLV Climate Lab
Eric Holthaus, meteorologist, Slate writer
McKenzie Funk, author, "Windfall: The Booming Business of Global Warming"
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